A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.958 West, latitude 17.932 North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 03:09:16 / July 27, 2020 @ 3:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020209001. Unique identifier: pr2020209001. The temblor was reported at 03:09:16 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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