A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 18:13:45 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 22:13:45 / May 14, 2020 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.9068° West, latitude 17.9248° North, depth = 13 km. Event id: pr2020135021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020135021.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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