A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 06:24:22 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9966° West, 17.9235° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 06:24:22 / July 4, 2020 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ahsk. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahsk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito. The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 7 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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