A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:05:45 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020184010. Unique identifier: pr2020184010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9208 West, latitude 17.9161 North, depth = 12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 04:05:45 / July 2, 2020 @ 4:05 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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