A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 00:54:31 / September 3, 2020 @ 12:54 am. The temblor was detected at 00:54:31 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020247000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020247000. Exact location, longitude -66.9088° West, latitude 17.9435° North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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