A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.9408° West, 17.9378° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 01:00:51 / July 5, 2020 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:00:51 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai44, pr2020187000. Id of event: pr2020187000.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 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 twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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