A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 11:34:01 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 11:34:01 / July 18, 2020 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). Event id: pr2020200022. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020200022. Exact location, longitude -67.3656° West, latitude 18.5726° North, depth = 73 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utuado, Sabana Grande, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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