A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 11:17:00 / May 3, 2020 @ 11:17 am. The temblor was detected at 06:17:00 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.6027° West, latitude 18.9504° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us700099ap. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099ap.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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