A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 18:56:52 / July 3, 2020 @ 6:56 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.9996° West, latitude 17.9551° North, depth = 4 km. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:56:52 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020185011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020185011.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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