A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9048 West, latitude 17.9361 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:47:51 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020193000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020193000. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 00:47:51 / July 11, 2020 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal. 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 six, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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