A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9145° West, 17.9273° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020207006. Id of event: pr2020207006. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 19:04:16 / July 25, 2020 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:04:16 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Vega Alta, Cayey.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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