A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.9635° West, 17.941° North. The temblor was reported at 04:29:28 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000anry, pr2020197000. Id of event: pr2020197000. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 04:29:28 / July 15, 2020 @ 4:29 am.
Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 6 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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