A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 20:31:45 / July 5, 2020 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9019° West, 17.9528° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:31:45 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000aieh. Event ids that are associated: us7000aieh.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal. The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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