A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 03:58:00 / December 29, 2019 @ 3:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:58:00 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8326° West, latitude 17.917° North, depth = 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019363014. Unique identifier: pr2019363014.
The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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