A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 22:05:52 / August 25, 2020 @ 10:05 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.7558° West, 17.9906° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:05:52 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bczd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bczd.
The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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