A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 09:03:46 / July 16, 2020 @ 9:03 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.4758° West, 17.9698° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020198011. Unique identifier: pr2020198011. The temblor was picked up at 09:03:46 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Lares, Guayanilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 30 km W of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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