A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.9608° West, 17.9621° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 08:46:55 / May 11, 2020 @ 8:46 am. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:46:55 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020132010. Id of event: pr2020132010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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