A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aih5, pr2020187016. Id of event: pr2020187016. The temblor was detected at 23:34:54 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 23:34:54 / July 5, 2020 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.956° West, 17.9291° North.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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