A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Unique identifier: us7000ahml. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahml. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.18 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:26:24 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9691° West, latitude 17.9084° North, depth = 13.18 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 23:26:24 / July 3, 2020 @ 11:26 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-six 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 9 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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