A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Peñuelas in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7225 West, latitude 18.0509 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000b68b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b68b. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 16:50:34 / July 29, 2020 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:50:34 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Patillas, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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