A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020187010. Event ids that are associated: pr2020187010. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.9301° West, 17.9381° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 19:38:42 / July 5, 2020 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:38:42 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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