A minor earthquake magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9166° West, 17.9485° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020184000. Event ids that are associated: us7000age1, pr2020184000. The 3.77-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:37:09 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 03:37:09 / July 2, 2020 @ 3:37 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 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), 85 km (53 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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