A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:21:08 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020175019. Event ids that are associated: pr2020175019. Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 13:21:08 / June 23, 2020 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9811 West, latitude 17.9519 North, depth = 6 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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