A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 09:56:58 / July 10, 2020 @ 9:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9156 West, latitude 17.9546 North, depth = 13 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:58 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020192005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020192005.
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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