A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 12:53:51 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 12:53:51 / July 4, 2020 @ 12:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020186033. Unique identifier: pr2020186033. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.9713° West, 17.9505° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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