A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0208 West, latitude 17.9516 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:19 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 20:54:19 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020185013. Id of event: pr2020185013.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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