A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020183000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020183000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:21 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9281 West, latitude 17.9473 North, depth = 9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 07:50:21 / July 1, 2020 @ 7:50 am.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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