A minor earthquake magnitude 3.75 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 21:10:43 / July 23, 2020 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020205004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2zr, pr2020205004. The temblor was reported at 21:10:43 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8325 West, latitude 18.0176 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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