A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.0033° West, latitude 17.9386° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:19:45 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 21:19:45 / July 25, 2020 @ 9:19 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020207008. Id of event: pr2020207008.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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