A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 12:23:28 / July 4, 2020 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahwu, pr2020186008. Unique identifier: pr2020186008. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:28 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.0066° West, 17.9425° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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