A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: pr2020228015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020228015. Exact location, longitude -66.9233° West, latitude 17.8591° North, depth = 12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 04:35:08 / August 15, 2020 @ 4:35 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:35:08 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventy-seven 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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