A minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5yw, pr2020211002. Unique identifier: pr2020211002. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 3.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:45:56 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9128 West, latitude 17.9313 North, depth = 13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 08:45:56 / July 29, 2020 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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