A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 16:21:06 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020178012. Event ids that are associated: pr2020178012. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 16:21:06 / June 26, 2020 @ 4:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9556 West, latitude 17.9548 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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