A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:38:00 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020187031. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020187031. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 06:38:00 / July 5, 2020 @ 6:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.965 West, latitude 17.9436 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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