A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event id: pr2020184020. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020184020. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 11:46:07 / July 2, 2020 @ 11:46 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:46:07 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.0898° West, 17.9393° North.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Santa Isabel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-one 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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