A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.0323° West, 17.9596° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 01:17:32 / July 26, 2020 @ 1:17 am. The temblor was reported at 01:17:32 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020208002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020208002.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salinas, Morovis, Manatí.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, 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, five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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