A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8228° West, 17.9893° North. Event id: pr2020092004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020092004. The temblor was reported at 00:43:00 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 04:43:00 / April 1, 2020 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Toa Alta, Guayama.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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