A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020189036. Id of event: pr2020189036. Exact location of event, longitude -66.876 West, latitude 17.7853 North, depth = 6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 22:56:31 / July 7, 2020 @ 10:56 pm. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:56:31 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Hatillo, Morovis (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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