A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.869 West, latitude 17.8466 North, depth = 7 km. Unique identifier: pr2020140006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020140006. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 04:26:59 / May 19, 2020 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:26:59 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 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 four, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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