A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8853° West, latitude 17.8408° North, depth = 12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 07:33:38 / July 28, 2020 @ 7:33 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020210009. Unique identifier: pr2020210009. The temblor was reported at 07:33:38 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Isabela, Morovis. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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