A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9015 West, latitude 17.9475 North, depth = 18.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 18:27:14 / June 30, 2020 @ 6:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.62 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:27:14 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000afbk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000afbk.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí. Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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