A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. Unique identifier: pr2020185021. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahmh, pr2020185021. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 23:06:24 / July 3, 2020 @ 11:06 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0126° West, 17.9431° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was reported at 23:06:24 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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