A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 11:30:59 / May 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:59 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020150013. Event ids that are associated: pr2020150013. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8733 West, latitude 17.9413 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Naranjito.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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