A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020140005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020140005. The temblor was reported at 00:04:50 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.79 West, latitude 18.0191 North, depth = 16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 04:04:50 / May 19, 2020 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
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 Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas. Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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