A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 23:13:04 / September 7, 2020 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:04 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9281 West, latitude 17.9321 North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjfs, pr2020251018. Id of event: pr2020251018.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí. Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 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). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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