A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8125° West, 17.93° North. The temblor was picked up at 23:25:08 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020060007. Id of event: pr2020060007. Global time and date of event 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 03:25:08 / February 29, 2020 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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