A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 23:13:07 / March 29, 2020 @ 11:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:13:07 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020089039. Event ids that are associated: us70008ifz, pr2020089039. Exact location, longitude -66.7471° West, latitude 17.9348° North, depth = 7 km.
The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby 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 Ingenio, Patillas, Candelaria Arenas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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