A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.099° West, 17.938° North, depth 11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 08:24:50 / August 17, 2020 @ 8:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfv1, pr2020230003. Id of event: pr2020230003. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:24:50 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Santa Isabel, Estancias de Florida. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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