A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 07:11:09 / May 4, 2020 @ 7:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.836 West, latitude 17.9171 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was reported at 03:11:09 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020125022. Id of event: pr2020125022.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Guayama, Vega Alta.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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