A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 15:32:04 / March 27, 2020 @ 3:32 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020087019. Event ids that are associated: pr2020087019. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0156° West, 17.9313° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:32:04 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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