A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:22:25 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9256 West, latitude 17.9435 North, depth = 13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020195002. Unique identifier: pr2020195002. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 12:22:25 / July 13, 2020 @ 12:22 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Cayey, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 3 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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