A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a1yx. Id of event: us6000a1yx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5503 West, latitude 18.9615 North, depth = 14.06 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 17:05:43 / May 29, 2020 @ 5:05 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:05:43 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.06 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Isabela, Aguada.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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