A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 05:01:24 / February 22, 2020 @ 5:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020053014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020053014. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:24 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8578 West, latitude 17.9175 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Naranjito, Vega Baja.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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