A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020095044. Unique identifier: pr2020095044. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7506° West, 18.0085° North, depth 5 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:16 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/20 / 2020-04-04 23:21:16 / April 4, 2020 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Guaynabo, Patillas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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