A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 02:50:28 / July 12, 2020 @ 2:50 am. Exact location, longitude -66.9086° West, latitude 17.9426° North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:50:28 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000am4p, pr2020194001. Unique identifier: pr2020194001.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (7 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 six, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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