A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Puerto Rico kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.944° West, latitude 17.9458° North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020181034. Id of event: pr2020181034. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 04:20:34 / June 29, 2020 @ 4:20 am UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:20:34 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 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). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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