A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020185018. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahlk, pr2020185018. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.004 West, latitude 17.9506 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:02:19 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 22:02:19 / July 3, 2020 @ 10:02 pm.
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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