A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020192000. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000al5j, pr2020192000. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.9863° West, 17.9565° North. Global time and date of event 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 01:42:20 / July 10, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:42:20 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six 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 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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