A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019363013. Unique identifier: pr2019363013. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 02:37:49 / December 29, 2019 @ 2:37 am. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:49 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.8246° West, 17.8793° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Guayama, Cayey. Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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-three and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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