A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020147001. Unique identifier: pr2020147001. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8726° West, 17.8436° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 05:50:36 / May 26, 2020 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:50:36 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 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 seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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