A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8408° West, 17.9078° North. Global time and date of event 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 02:23:27 / July 2, 2020 @ 2:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020184006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020184006. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:23:27 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Vega Alta, Guayama (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 seventy-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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