A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020184015. Id of event: pr2020184015. Global time and date of event 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 07:12:07 / July 2, 2020 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:12:07 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8641° West, 17.9165° North, depth 14 km.
The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 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 Vega Alta, Naranjito, Vega Baja.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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