A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 20:22:28 / February 14, 2020 @ 8:22 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8263° West, 17.9636° North, depth 10 km. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:28 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020045042. Unique identifier: pr2020045042.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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