A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 03:04:47 / July 29, 2020 @ 3:04 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020211009. Id of event: pr2020211009. The temblor was detected at 03:04:47 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8615 West, latitude 17.8276 North, depth = 8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Isabela, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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