A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: pr2020125000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020125000. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 00:05:31 / May 4, 2020 @ 12:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:05:31 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.6536 West, latitude 17.9371 North, depth = 6 km.
The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Gurabo, Cataño.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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