A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event id: pr2020189035. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajlk, pr2020189035. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 19:36:35 / July 7, 2020 @ 7:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9606° West, 17.9483° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:36:35 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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