A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mayaguez in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1436 West, latitude 18.2325 North, depth = 22 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 09:24:21 / May 11, 2020 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:24:21 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020132011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020132011.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orocovis, Morovis, Ciales (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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