A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 05:10:25 / April 22, 2020 @ 5:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:25 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8156° West, 17.9588° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: pr2020113002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020113002.
Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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