A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020186011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahs6, pr2020186011. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9733 West, latitude 17.9488 North, depth = 6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 06:00:28 / July 4, 2020 @ 6:00 am. The temblor was detected at 06:00:28 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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