A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 16:17:31 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020193003. Unique identifier: pr2020193003. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 16:17:31 / July 11, 2020 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9046° West, 17.9348° North.
Epicenter of the event 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). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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