A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020084027. Unique identifier: pr2020084027. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8271 West, latitude 17.907 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 20:02:49 / March 24, 2020 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:02:49 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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