A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020196012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020196012. The temblor was picked up at 07:27:31 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9223 West, latitude 17.9208 North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 07:27:31 / July 14, 2020 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 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, Barranquitas. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days three hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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