A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020020055. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020020055. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.841° West, 18.006° North. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:35:01 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 18:35:01 / January 20, 2020 @ 6:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Guayama, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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