A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020147004. Unique identifier: pr2020147004. Exact location, longitude -66.963° West, latitude 17.9593° North, depth = 6 km. Global time and date of event 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 08:14:54 / May 26, 2020 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:14:54 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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 fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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