A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 05:11:54 / July 5, 2020 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:11:54 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.0553° West, 17.8732° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ai5m. Unique identifier: us7000ai5m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salinas, Ciales, Orocovis (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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