A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 21:36:38 / June 27, 2020 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.766° West, 17.978° North. Unique identifier: pr2020179013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020179013. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:36:38 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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