A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9058 West, latitude 17.9496 North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020233003. Id of event: pr2020233003. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:34:30 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 17:34:30 / August 20, 2020 @ 5:34 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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