A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:23:34 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16204006. Unique identifier: pr16204006. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/16 / 2016-07-22 21:23:34 / July 22, 2016 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 50 km, -66.9065° West, 17.2943° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Guánica (c. 9 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guánica. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 74 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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