A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.9568° West, 17.9313° North. Event id: pr2020165013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020165013. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 11:59:41 / June 13, 2020 @ 11:59 am. The temblor was reported at 11:59:41 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco. Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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