A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 22:14:26 / July 28, 2020 @ 10:14 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr20202100015. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5p3, pr20202100015. The temblor was detected at 22:14:26 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7846 West, latitude 17.9893 North, depth = 12 km.
The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas, Ingenio (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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