A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9155 West, latitude 17.9326 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:19:18 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 17:19:18 / July 3, 2020 @ 5:19 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ahhj. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahhj.
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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