A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0001 West, latitude 17.9593 North, depth = 6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 16:54:31 / July 3, 2020 @ 4:54 pm. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:31 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahhd, pr2020185010. Id of event: pr2020185010.
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Morovis.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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