A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahmh. Unique identifier: us7000ahmh. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0453 West, latitude 17.8842 North, depth = 7.35 km. The temblor was detected at 23:06:23 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 23:06:23 / July 3, 2020 @ 11:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.35 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coamo, Arecibo, Florida (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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