A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6hk, pr2020211006. Id of event: pr2020211006. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:07 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6425° West, 17.9413° North, depth 7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 23:48:07 / July 29, 2020 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Lorenzo, Aguadilla, Aguada. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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