A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020186005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020186005. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:06:50 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.9948° West, latitude 17.9465° North, depth = 4 km. Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 10:06:50 / July 4, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close 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 Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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