A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.7451° West, latitude 18.0213° North, depth = 15 km. The temblor was detected at 19:15:50 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020155006. Unique identifier: pr2020155006. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 19:15:50 / June 3, 2020 @ 7:15 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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