A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 00:56:53 / July 4, 2020 @ 12:56 am. Event id: pr2020186022. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020186022. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:53 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9256° West, 17.9471° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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