A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020145005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020145005, us70009pcp. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:30:15 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8713° West, 17.8313° North, depth 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 06:30:15 / May 24, 2020 @ 6:30 am.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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