A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 14:55:03 / February 14, 2020 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020045026. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020045026. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8261° West, 17.9351° North, depth 11 km. The temblor was detected at 10:55:03 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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