A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9143° West, latitude 17.9371° North, depth = 13 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:26 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 14:10:26 / July 3, 2020 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020185008. Id of event: pr2020185008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-two 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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