A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 20:27:29 / July 26, 2020 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:29 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.6611° West, latitude 18.0016° North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4gq, pr2020208005. Id of event: pr2020208005.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Gurabo, San Lorenzo. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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