A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.829 West, latitude 17.896 North, depth = 7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020044006. Id of event: pr2020044006. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 04:21:07 / February 13, 2020 @ 4:21 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:21:07 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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