A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8963° West, 17.9166° North, depth 3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020193004. Unique identifier: pr2020193004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 18:59:17 / July 11, 2020 @ 6:59 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:59:17 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Aibonito.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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