A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020175016. Unique identifier: pr2020175016. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 10:28:45 / June 23, 2020 @ 10:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:28:45 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0936 West, latitude 17.9705 North, depth = 11 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Isabel, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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