A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9703° West, 17.8643° North, depth 5.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.02 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 13:54:49 / July 3, 2020 @ 1:54 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:54:49 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ahdr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20185003, us7000ahdr.
Epicenter of the event was 105 km (65 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Caguas, Levittown.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 13 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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