A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 12:25:14 / July 5, 2020 @ 12:25 pm. The 3.53-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:25:14 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9578° West, 17.9398° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020187007. Event ids that are associated: pr2020187007.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 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), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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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