A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Mona Passage kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 17:38:42 / July 17, 2020 @ 5:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020199016. Unique identifier: pr2020199016. The temblor was picked up at 17:38:42 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.565 West, latitude 18.5363 North, depth = 15 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Lajas, San Germán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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