A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020061012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020061012. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8358 West, latitude 17.9406 North, depth = 17 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:05:29 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 07:05:29 / March 1, 2020 @ 7:05 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Ceiba, Cidra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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