A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 08:32:49 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 08:32:49 / July 10, 2020 @ 8:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.9496° West, 17.925° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000al92, pr2020192003. Unique identifier: pr2020192003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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