A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 00:54:26 / May 29, 2020 @ 12:54 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1f9, pr2020150000. Unique identifier: pr2020150000. Exact location of event, longitude -66.5793 West, latitude 17.9113 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.45-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:54:26 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter).
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 Aguadilla, Aguada, Las Piedras. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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