A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020134000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009f4w, pr2020134000. The temblor was picked up at 22:57:02 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8993° West, latitude 17.9078° North, depth = 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 02:57:02 / May 13, 2020 @ 2:57 am.
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Manatí, Aibonito.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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