A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.13-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:48 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 21:11:48 / May 14, 2020 @ 9:11 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020135007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020135007, us70009gab. Exact location of earthquake, -66.853° West, 18.0498° North, depth 11 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close 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 Ingenio, Candelaria, Guayama.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days two thousand and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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