A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020150003. Id of event: pr2020150003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:07:16 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 02:07:16 / May 29, 2020 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.8818° West, latitude 17.8621° North, depth = 9 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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