A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020195008. Event ids that are associated: pr2020195008. The temblor was reported at 00:14:33 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9421 West, latitude 17.9375 North, depth = 8 km. Global time and date of event 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 00:14:33 / July 13, 2020 @ 12:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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