A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 15:33:34 / July 6, 2020 @ 3:33 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020188000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020188000. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:33:34 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.08° West, latitude 17.9441° North, depth = 11 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Salinas, Morovis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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