A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 02:46:02 / May 25, 2020 @ 2:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.894° West, 17.8846° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020146002. Id of event: pr2020146002. The temblor was reported at 22:46:02 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito. Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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