A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020136001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020136001. The temblor was picked up at 10:20:23 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8568 West, latitude 17.8213 North, depth = 2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 14:20:23 / May 15, 2020 @ 2:20 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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