A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9596 West, latitude 17.9415 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020187002. Event ids that are associated: us7000ai4f, pr2020187002. The temblor was picked up at 01:42:02 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 01:42:02 / July 5, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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