A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5993° West, 17.9166° North, depth 4 km. Event id: pr2020134004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020134004, us70009fn5. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:16:30 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 22:16:30 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT.
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 Rincón, Las Piedras, Aguadilla. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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