A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Unique identifier: pr2020151016. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2wg, pr2020151016. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:53:23 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7588 West, latitude 17.9958 North, depth = 12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 23:53:23 / May 30, 2020 @ 11:53 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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