A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahzj. Id of event: us7000ahzj. Exact location, longitude -66.9292° West, latitude 17.8705° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 17:02:14 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 17:02:14 / July 4, 2020 @ 5:02 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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