A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 09:13:18 / July 3, 2020 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9393° West, 17.959° North. Event id: pr2020185049. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020185049. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:13:18 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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