A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1023 West, latitude 17.9351 North, depth = 11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:39:50 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 11:39:50 / July 2, 2020 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020184018. Event ids that are associated: pr2020184018.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Santa Isabel (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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