A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020188016. Id of event: pr2020188016. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0108° West, 17.9473° North, depth 6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:00 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 12:18:00 / July 6, 2020 @ 12:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Morovis, Salinas. Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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