A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.911° West, 17.9486° North, depth 11 km. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:55:09 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020134002. Unique identifier: pr2020134002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 16:55:09 / May 13, 2020 @ 4:55 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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