A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.982° West, 17.9455° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 07:02:19 / July 14, 2020 @ 7:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:02:19 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020196010. Event ids that are associated: pr2020196010.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas.
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, five hundred and twelve 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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