A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9196 West, latitude 17.8341 North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 03:08:23 / May 13, 2020 @ 3:08 am. The temblor was reported at 23:08:23 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020134001. Event ids that are associated: us70009f52, pr2020134001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito. Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Every 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-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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