A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 01:29:17 / May 29, 2020 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020150005. Unique identifier: pr2020150005. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8998 West, latitude 17.7965 North, depth = 6 km. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:29:17 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Aibonito, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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