A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -66.9966° West, latitude 17.9561° North, depth = 5 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:39:36 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020186032. Unique identifier: pr2020186032. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 08:39:36 / July 4, 2020 @ 8:39 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Salinas. The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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