A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 08:29:04 / August 9, 2020 @ 8:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020222001. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbd9, pr2020222001. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6365 West, latitude 17.9478 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:04 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Trujillo Alto, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km S of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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