A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020143004. Id of event: pr2020143004. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9335 West, latitude 17.8148 North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was reported at 05:47:43 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 09:47:43 / May 22, 2020 @ 9:47 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranquitas, Isabela, Arecibo. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-two 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.
Did you feel the quake?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.