A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.653° West, 17.9518° North, depth 6 km. The temblor was detected at 03:07:06 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020183009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020183009. Global time and date of event 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 03:07:06 / July 1, 2020 @ 3:07 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, San Lorenzo, Rincón (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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