A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:22:20 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 08:22:20 / July 10, 2020 @ 8:22 am. Exact location, longitude -66.94° West, latitude 17.9336° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000al8v. Event ids that are associated: us7000al8v.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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