A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020202002. Unique identifier: pr2020202002. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.9321° West, latitude 17.9405° North, depth = 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 05:32:48 / July 20, 2020 @ 5:32 am. The temblor was reported at 05:32:48 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 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), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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