A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000al92. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000al92. The temblor was detected at 08:32:48 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9436° West, latitude 17.8552° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 08:32:48 / July 10, 2020 @ 8:32 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 13 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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