A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 11:18:38 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 15:18:38 / May 13, 2020 @ 3:18 pm. Event id: pr2020134018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009fbx, pr2020134018. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8883 West, latitude 17.9295 North, depth = 11 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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