A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5tw, pr2020211003. Unique identifier: pr2020211003. Exact location, longitude -66.9086° West, latitude 17.9076° North, depth = 4 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:08:46 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 04:08:46 / July 29, 2020 @ 4:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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