A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0171 West, latitude 17.9578 North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 00:44:14 / July 4, 2020 @ 12:44 am. The temblor was detected at 00:44:14 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020186016. Id of event: pr2020186016. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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 ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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