A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:50 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 20:56:50 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:56 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahk0. Unique identifier: us7000ahk0. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0424° West, 17.8844° North, depth 13.47 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.47 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Arecibo, Florida. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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