A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 22:31:09 / August 9, 2020 @ 10:31 pm. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:31:09 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.968° West, 17.9503° North. Unique identifier: pr2020222005. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbm1, pr2020222005.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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