A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9095 West, latitude 17.9433 North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020196000. Id of event: pr2020196000. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 04:23:06 / July 14, 2020 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:23:06 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event 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), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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