A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9271 West, latitude 17.8228 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:55 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020143003. Unique identifier: pr2020143003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 08:27:55 / May 22, 2020 @ 8:27 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Aibonito, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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