A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:38 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 21:04:38 / July 11, 2020 @ 9:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9153 West, latitude 17.9125 North, depth = 11 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020193026. Event ids that are associated: us7000am1k, pr2020193026. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barceloneta.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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