A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3uw, pr2020207000. Unique identifier: pr2020207000. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:40:56 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 03:40:56 / July 25, 2020 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.959° West, 17.9475° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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