A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9449° West, 17.894° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:51:36 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ah6s. Unique identifier: us7000ah6s. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 08:51:36 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:51 am.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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