A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0068 West, latitude 17.9455 North, depth = 4 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:38:37 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b47c, pr2020208000. Unique identifier: pr2020208000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 01:38:37 / July 26, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 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 Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 5 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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