A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2020067001. Event ids that are associated: pr2020067001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 02:30:42 / March 7, 2020 @ 2:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:30:42 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8686 West, latitude 17.8586 North, depth = 1 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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