A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:50:04 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9216° West, latitude 17.8888° North, depth = 11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 22:50:04 / July 20, 2020 @ 10:50 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020202013. Event ids that are associated: us7000as1d, pr2020202013.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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