A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020240007. Id of event: pr2020240007. The temblor was reported at 12:50:48 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 12:50:48 / August 27, 2020 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9183° West, 17.9243° North.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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