A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020222003. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbef, pr2020222003. Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 11:26:08 / August 9, 2020 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:26:08 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9396 West, latitude 17.9391 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 4 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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