A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9596° West, latitude 17.934° North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 13:17:15 / July 5, 2020 @ 1:17 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020187008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020187008. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:17:15 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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