A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2020201002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020201002. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 05:18:10 / July 19, 2020 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:18:10 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8413° West, 17.8896° North.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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