A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9086 West, latitude 17.9578 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:35:00 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 17:35:00 / July 6, 2020 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020188001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020188001.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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