A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:20 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9176° West, 17.9661° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 04:22:20 / June 14, 2020 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2020166005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020166005.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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