A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020150002. Id of event: pr2020150002. Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 02:40:19 / May 29, 2020 @ 2:40 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:40:19 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.5841° West, 17.922° North, depth 5 km.
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 66 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Yabucoa, Cataño (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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