A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0213° West, 17.9498° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:31:49 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020186038. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020186038. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 09:31:49 / July 4, 2020 @ 9:31 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-five 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.
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