A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 23:48:30 / May 25, 2020 @ 11:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9116 West, latitude 17.8231 North, depth = 8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020146016. Unique identifier: pr2020146016. The temblor was picked up at 19:48:30 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Isabela, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 16 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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