A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 22:45:17 / July 3, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2020185029. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahm7, pr2020185029. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:17 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -67.0093° West, 17.9443° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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