A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 11:50:03 / April 8, 2020 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:50:03 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020099018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020099018. Exact location, longitude -66.8266° West, latitude 17.9845° North, depth = 12 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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