A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us7000ahjq. Event ids that are associated: pt20185004, us7000ahjq. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:49:45 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 20:49:45 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9631° West, 17.8948° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 111 km (69 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gurabo, San Lorenzo, San Juan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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