A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 23:58:00 / July 12, 2020 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0838 West, latitude 17.9473 North, depth = 11 km. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:58:00 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020194007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020194007.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Ciales, Florida (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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