A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:22:11 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahw4. Unique identifier: us7000ahw4. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9478 West, latitude 17.9155 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 11:22:11 / July 4, 2020 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Naranjito, Cayey. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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