A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 22:10:43 / July 1, 2020 @ 10:10 pm. Event id: us7000ag9a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ag9a. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.1024° West, 17.8829° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:10:43 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Santa Isabel, Hatillo (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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