A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 10:06:58 / August 2, 2020 @ 10:06 am. Unique identifier: pr2020215008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020215008. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9481° West, 17.9561° North, depth 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:06:58 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, 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 eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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