A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020128002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020128002. Global time and date of event 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 01:54:51 / May 7, 2020 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0391 West, latitude 17.9806 North, depth = 4 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:54:51 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salinas, Morovis, Manatí (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two thousand and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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