A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:59:20 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.916 West, latitude 17.9415 North, depth = 9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 16:59:20 / July 3, 2020 @ 4:59 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020185050. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020185050.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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