A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020167002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020167002. Global time and date of event 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 00:37:23 / June 15, 2020 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:37:23 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9336° West, latitude 17.92° North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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