A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 05:55:11 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9983° West, latitude 17.9613° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 05:55:11 / July 7, 2020 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020189000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020189000.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 sixty, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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