A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahw4, pr2020186006. Id of event: pr2020186006. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -66.9593° West, 17.9075° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 11:22:11 / July 4, 2020 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:22:11 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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