A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 22:10:44 / July 1, 2020 @ 10:10 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:10:44 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ag9a, pr2020183007. Unique identifier: pr2020183007. Exact location, longitude -67.0893° West, latitude 17.9448° North, depth = 11 km.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 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), 46 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). 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 Florida, Santa Isabel, Estancias de Florida.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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