A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:59:03 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 05:59:03 / May 26, 2020 @ 5:59 am. Exact location, longitude -66.9068° West, latitude 17.8183° North, depth = 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020147000. Unique identifier: pr2020147000.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Morovis, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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