A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 01:37:00 / July 5, 2020 @ 1:37 am. Event id: us7000ai4d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai4d. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9883° West, 17.7911° North, depth 10 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:37:00 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orocovis, Hatillo, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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