A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Unique identifier: pr2020146017. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020146017, us70009q9i. Exact location, longitude -66.8608° West, latitude 17.8648° North, depth = 15 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:52:49 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 23:52:49 / May 25, 2020 @ 11:52 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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