A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us70009enr. Event ids that are associated: us70009enr. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:29:52 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 11:29:52 / May 12, 2020 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8685° West, 17.8384° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Naranjito, Guayama (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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