A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020212007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020212007. Exact location, longitude -66.9501° West, latitude 17.912° North, depth = 13 km. Global time and date of event 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 03:15:33 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:15:33 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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