A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020181044. Unique identifier: pr2020181044. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0843 West, latitude 17.9438 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 09:08:26 / June 29, 2020 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:08:26 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 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), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Ciales, Florida (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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