A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 11:48:47 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020034027. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020034027, us60007ng5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 15:48:47 / February 3, 2020 @ 3:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8361 West, latitude 17.9363 North, depth = 11 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Ceiba, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km W of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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