A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:33:57 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020187034. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020187034. Exact location, longitude -66.9578° West, latitude 17.942° North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 07:33:57 / July 5, 2020 @ 7:33 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 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), 15 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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