A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.89 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.5751° West, latitude 17.9322° North, depth = 11.89 km. Id of earthquake: us6000abev. Event ids that are associated: us6000abev. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 17:05:24 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:05 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:05:24 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Piedras, Isabela, San Juan (min 5000 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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