A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000alu8, pr2020193001. Unique identifier: pr2020193001. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:04 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 06:52:04 / July 11, 2020 @ 6:52 am. Exact location, longitude -66.9076° West, latitude 17.9246° North, depth = 11 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Vega Alta, Cayey (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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