A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020228004. Event ids that are associated: pr2020228004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.9453° West, 17.9433° North. The temblor was reported at 18:44:58 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 18:44:58 / August 15, 2020 @ 6:44 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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