A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020241005. Event ids that are associated: us7000be7l, pr2020241005. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9708° West, 17.9313° North, depth 15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 06:43:31 / August 28, 2020 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:43:31 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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