A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Adjuntas in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Event id: pr2020135010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020135010. The temblor was picked up at 21:06:24 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8716° West, 18.1796° North, depth 17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 01:06:24 / May 14, 2020 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Cayey, Candelaria. The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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