A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 15:07:06 / July 25, 2020 @ 3:07 pm. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:07:06 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.915 West, latitude 17.9365 North, depth = 13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020207003. Unique identifier: pr2020207003.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Naranjito, Vega Alta. Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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