A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 14:42:54 / February 27, 2020 @ 2:42 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:42:54 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020058026. Event ids that are associated: pr2020058026. Exact location, longitude -66.8345° West, latitude 17.9501° North, depth = 13 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Guayama, Cidra. Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
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 eleven, in the past 30 days four hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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