A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:44 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 12:54:44 / July 21, 2020 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.937° West, 17.8785° North, depth 12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020203018. Id of event: pr2020203018.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 fifty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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