A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 14:07:46 / May 15, 2020 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:07:46 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.792° West, 18.038° North, depth 13 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020136000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020136000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Levittown, Bayamón.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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