A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.26 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:59:57 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.5837 West, latitude 17.9122 North, depth = 10.26 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009fnx. Id of event: us70009fnx. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 22:59:57 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Aguada, Las Piedras (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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