A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Event id: pr2020185014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahk8, pr2020185014. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9556 West, latitude 17.9343 North, depth = 7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 20:58:19 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:19 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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