A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Id of earthquake: pr2020092000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020092000. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:21 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 00:56:21 / April 1, 2020 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9053 West, latitude 17.7778 North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Aibonito, Barranquitas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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