A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020052020. Id of event: pr2020052020. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7946 West, latitude 17.9635 North, depth = 14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 11:12:14 / February 21, 2020 @ 11:12 am. The temblor was reported at 07:12:14 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 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 seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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