A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 12:27:54 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahwz. Unique identifier: us7000ahwz. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9736 West, latitude 17.8854 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 12:27:54 / July 4, 2020 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. 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 Manatí, Barranquitas, Barceloneta. Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 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 fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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