A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 08:50:07 / July 29, 2020 @ 8:50 am. Event id: pr2020211001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5z3, pr2020211001. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:50:07 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9113 West, latitude 17.935 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 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), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Naranjito.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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