A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2020250015. Event ids that are associated: us7000bj2n, pr2020250015. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9068° West, 17.919° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:38:46 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 21:38:46 / September 6, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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