A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 15:23:14 / February 12, 2020 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8736 West, latitude 17.9631 North, depth = 14 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:23:14 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020043017. Unique identifier: pr2020043017.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cayey, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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