A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 15:17:28 / May 29, 2020 @ 3:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:17:28 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.5868° West, latitude 17.9188° North, depth = 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020150016. Unique identifier: pr2020150016.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, San Juan, Juncos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-eight 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.
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