A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 05:11:55 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai5m, pr2020187004. Id of event: pr2020187004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 05:11:55 / July 5, 2020 @ 5:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.02° West, 17.9456° North, depth 5 km.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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