A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 08:22:20 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9481° West, 17.9121° North, depth 9 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020192004. Event ids that are associated: us7000al8v, pr2020192004. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 08:22:20 / July 10, 2020 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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