A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:52 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 08:48:52 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020185004. Unique identifier: pr2020185004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9481° West, 17.9331° North, depth 13 km.
The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Ceiba, Naranjito.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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