A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0883° West, 17.937° North, depth 11 km. The temblor was reported at 20:11:00 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020183006. Event ids that are associated: pr2020183006. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 20:11:00 / July 1, 2020 @ 8:11 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Florida, Estancias de Florida.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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