A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020189003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020189003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 13:53:21 / July 7, 2020 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:21 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0786° West, 17.9576° North, depth 12 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciales, Santa Isabel, Florida. Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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