A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020140012. Event ids that are associated: pr2020140012. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 11:02:26 / May 19, 2020 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.6331° West, 17.9395° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:02:26 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, Maunabo, Cataño (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SSW of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
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