A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020207004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020207004. The temblor was picked up at 15:29:56 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8636 West, latitude 17.8826 North, depth = 14 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 15:29:56 / July 25, 2020 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Vega Baja, Guayama. Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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