A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.9995° West, 17.9518° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:14:18 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahlq, pr2020185027. Unique identifier: pr2020185027. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 22:14:18 / July 3, 2020 @ 10:14 pm.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 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). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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