A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5795 West, latitude 17.9231 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 23:33:11 / June 13, 2020 @ 11:33 pm. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:33:11 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020165025. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020165025.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Juncos, Trujillo Alto.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and sixty-one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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