A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:10 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020037025. Id of event: pr2020037025. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7866° West, 17.7958° North, depth 4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 17:04:10 / February 6, 2020 @ 5:04 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Hatillo, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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