A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9565 West, latitude 17.939 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 23:26:24 / July 3, 2020 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020185028. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahml, pr2020185028. The temblor was reported at 23:26:24 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
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 fourty and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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