A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 11:24:57 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 15:24:57 / February 20, 2020 @ 3:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Event id: pr2020051016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020051016. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8423° West, 17.912° North, depth 13 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Vega Baja, Cayey.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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