A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 21:13:15 / July 2, 2020 @ 9:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:13:15 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020184024. Unique identifier: pr2020184024. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1033° West, 17.941° North, depth 11 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Florida, Santa Isabel, Estancias de Florida. Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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