A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:57:46 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020131017. Event ids that are associated: pr2020131017. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 08:57:46 / May 10, 2020 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8991 West, latitude 17.9133 North, depth = 15 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 6 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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