A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020088004. Unique identifier: pr2020088004. Global time and date of event 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 02:47:14 / March 28, 2020 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7698° West, 17.9666° North, depth 2 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:47:14 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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