A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 03:22:28 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 03:22:28 / June 29, 2020 @ 3:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020181032. Unique identifier: pr2020181032. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9483 West, latitude 17.9526 North, depth = 13 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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