A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8933° West, 17.919° North, depth 13 km. Global time and date of event 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 22:42:12 / July 11, 2020 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:42:12 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000am2d, pr2020193005. Unique identifier: pr2020193005.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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