A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.959° West, 17.9446° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 07:28:54 / July 7, 2020 @ 7:28 am. Event id: pr2020189015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020189015. The temblor was detected at 07:28:54 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 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), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and six, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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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