A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020123024. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009911, pr2020123024. The temblor was reported at 18:01:37 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 22:01:37 / May 2, 2020 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.6485° West, 17.939° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Trujillo Alto, Maunabo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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