A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:45:24 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020127010. Id of event: pr2020127010. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 07:45:24 / May 6, 2020 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8371° West, 17.963° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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