A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 18:01:37 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 22:01:37 / May 2, 2020 @ 10:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.04 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70009911. Event ids that are associated: us70009911. Exact location of earthquake, -66.631° West, 17.9265° North, depth 9.04 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Cataño, Gurabo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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