A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 07:36:27 / July 13, 2020 @ 7:36 am. Unique identifier: pr2020195001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020195001. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:36:27 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9506° West, 17.9161° North, depth 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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