A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 00:52:47 / July 27, 2020 @ 12:52 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020209000. Id of event: pr2020209000. Exact location, longitude -66.9508° West, latitude 17.9275° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:52:47 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Manatí. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 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 five, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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