A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020215010. Event ids that are associated: pr2020215010. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 12:54:23 / August 2, 2020 @ 12:54 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.8995° West, 17.9103° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:54:23 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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