A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 08:22:16 / May 3, 2020 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000998s. Event ids that are associated: us7000998s. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:22:16 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9097° West, latitude 17.9336° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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