A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020187013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aieh, pr2020187013. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:31:44 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 20:31:44 / July 5, 2020 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9098° West, 17.9348° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí. Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 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-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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