A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: us7000ai4f. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ai4f. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 01:42:02 / July 5, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:02 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9686° West, 17.9163° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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