A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0043 West, latitude 17.9401 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:18:42 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 19:18:42 / July 6, 2020 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020188019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aizi, pr2020188019. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranquitas, Manatí, Morovis. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days two hundred and six, in the past 30 days three hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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