A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.658 West, latitude 18.9356 North, depth = 7 km. Unique identifier: pr2020150019. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1yx, pr2020150019. Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 17:05:45 / May 29, 2020 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:05:45 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Isabela, Aguada. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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