A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 19:34:03 / July 10, 2020 @ 7:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9573 West, latitude 17.9346 North, depth = 12.39 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000allz. Unique identifier: us7000allz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.39 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:34:03 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 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), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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