A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 07:33:23 / May 26, 2020 @ 7:33 am. Unique identifier: pr2020147003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020147003. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8808° West, 17.8655° North, depth 12 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:33:23 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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