A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:26 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5866 West, latitude 17.9226 North, depth = 4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 08:45:26 / May 29, 2020 @ 8:45 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020150010. Event ids that are associated: pr2020150010.
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 Juncos, Trujillo Alto, Moca. Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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