A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 01:02:11 / July 4, 2020 @ 1:02 am. Unique identifier: pr2020186010. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahnx, pr2020186010. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:02:11 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9885 West, latitude 17.9515 North, depth = 7 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí. The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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