A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8906° West, 17.8618° North, depth 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020061002. Unique identifier: pr2020061002. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:32:16 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 00:32:16 / March 1, 2020 @ 12:32 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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