A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Jamaica region kilometers (0 miles) from Jamaica region. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:02:06 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 14:02:06 / July 13, 2020 @ 2:02 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.6348 West, latitude 18.4298 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000amyq. Unique identifier: us7000amyq.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bog Walk, Hayes, Linstead. Country/countries that might be effected, Jamaica (c. 2 847 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Montego Bay (c. 82 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mandeville (c. 47 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from May Pen (c. 44 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Linstead (c. 20 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Savanna-la-Mar (c. 16 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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