A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9098° West, 17.8723° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 01:25:12 / July 28, 2020 @ 1:25 am. The temblor was reported at 01:25:12 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b54a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b54a.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 10 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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