A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akyi, pr2020191010. Id of event: pr2020191010. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.942 West, latitude 17.9278 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 19:30:39 / July 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:39 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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