A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 20:27:28 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 20:27:28 / July 26, 2020 @ 8:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6498 West, latitude 18.0117 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4gq. Id of event: us6000b4gq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Gurabo, San Lorenzo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km W of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
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