A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020107017. Unique identifier: pr2020107017. The temblor was reported at 17:41:33 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.5231° West, latitude 17.988° North, depth = 16 km. Global time and date of event 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 21:41:33 / April 16, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Humacao, Carolina. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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