A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 06:42:36 / August 4, 2020 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020217006. Event ids that are associated: pr2020217006. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9021° West, 17.9266° North, depth 13 km. The temblor was reported at 06:42:36 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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