A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 00:07:32 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:07:32 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9443° West, 17.9391° North. Unique identifier: pr2020181015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020181015.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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