A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: pr2020148008. Event ids that are associated: pr2020148008. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 09:20:31 / May 27, 2020 @ 9:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8791 West, latitude 17.8605 North, depth = 12 km. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:20:31 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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