A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9175 West, latitude 17.9518 North, depth = 9 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020132007. Event ids that are associated: pr2020132007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:35:15 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 06:35:15 / May 11, 2020 @ 6:35 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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