A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9245 West, latitude 17.9473 North, depth = 9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020134011. Unique identifier: pr2020134011. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:00:13 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 07:00:13 / May 13, 2020 @ 7:00 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-six 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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