A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 13:51:59 / July 14, 2020 @ 1:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9246 West, latitude 17.9395 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:51:59 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020196020. Unique identifier: pr2020196020.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 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). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and six and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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