A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 06:52:04 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 06:52:04 / July 11, 2020 @ 6:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000alu8. Unique identifier: us7000alu8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9093 West, latitude 17.9081 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Vega Baja, Comerío. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each 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 five, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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