A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 06:11:43 / July 9, 2020 @ 6:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9468 West, latitude 17.9378 North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020191001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020191001. The temblor was detected at 06:11:43 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito. The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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