A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 03:56:19 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0186° West, 17.9486° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 03:56:19 / July 5, 2020 @ 3:56 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020187021. Unique identifier: pr2020187021.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas. Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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