A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 03:08:23 / May 13, 2020 @ 3:08 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70009f52. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009f52. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9043° West, 17.9156° North, depth 10 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:08:23 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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