A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:31 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 05:31:31 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:31 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020133000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020133000. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8151 West, latitude 17.9585 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event 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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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