A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 22:04:51 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:04:51 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.6011° West, 17.926° North. Unique identifier: pr2020134023. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020134023.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, San Juan, Juncos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 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 eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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