A light earthquake magnitude 4.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 21:00:08 / July 3, 2020 @ 9:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahk6, pr2020185016. Id of event: pr2020185016. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0171° West, 17.9503° North, depth 6 km. The 4.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:00:08 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Ceiba, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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