A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 15:19:48 / July 4, 2020 @ 3:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9143° West, 17.9341° North, depth 13 km. The temblor was detected at 15:19:48 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahye, pr2020186056. Unique identifier: pr2020186056. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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