A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020180054. Unique identifier: pr2020180054. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 12:30:51 / June 28, 2020 @ 12:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:30:51 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9245 West, latitude 17.9246 North, depth = 13 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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