A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 19:13:07 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.12 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.7313° West, latitude 17.9008° North, depth = 13.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ifz. Unique identifier: us70008ifz. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 23:13:07 / March 29, 2020 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, San Antonio, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). 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 ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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