A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.0235° West, 17.947° North. The temblor was detected at 22:14:02 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020191005. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000al3w, pr2020191005. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 22:14:02 / July 9, 2020 @ 10:14 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Barceloneta, Orocovis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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