A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8313° West, latitude 18.0201° North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020131008. Id of event: pr2020131008. The temblor was reported at 20:49:47 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 00:49:47 / May 10, 2020 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Dorado, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km SE of Yauco, Puerto Rico.
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