A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 00:21:56 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ai3p, pr2020187003. Unique identifier: pr2020187003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 00:21:56 / July 5, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.9116° West, 17.9225° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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