A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahm7. Id of event: us7000ahm7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 22:45:16 / July 3, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.34 km, -67.0444° West, 17.9045° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:16 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.34 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Florida, Arecibo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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