A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020194005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020194005. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:19 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 20:54:19 / July 12, 2020 @ 8:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9061 West, latitude 17.947 North, depth = 13 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cayey, Naranjito.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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