A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0255 West, latitude 17.9228 North, depth = 4 km. Global time and date of event 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 12:13:58 / July 28, 2020 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020210012. Unique identifier: pr2020210012. The temblor was detected at 12:13:58 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 Salinas, Orocovis, Ciales. The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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