A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020214005. Id of event: pr2020214005. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8616° West, 17.8691° North, depth 6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 12:57:53 / August 1, 2020 @ 12:57 pm. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:57:53 / 12:57 pm (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 Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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