A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: us7000ahlk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahlk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.27 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:18 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 22:02:18 / July 3, 2020 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.27 km, -67.0166° West, 17.9037° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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