A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:37:01 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 16:37:01 / July 9, 2020 @ 4:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.9276° West, latitude 17.947° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020191002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020191002.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Comerío, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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