A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pr2020184031. Event ids that are associated: pr2020184031. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.5705° West, 17.9196° North. The temblor was detected at 14:57:45 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 14:57:45 / July 2, 2020 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juncos, Trujillo Alto, Cataño. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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