A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 00:28:39 / May 4, 2020 @ 12:28 am. The temblor was reported at 20:28:39 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020125010. Unique identifier: pr2020125010. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6405° West, 17.9476° North, depth 6 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maunabo, Gurabo, Cataño (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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