A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:14:42 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 12:14:42 / May 13, 2020 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020134010. Id of event: pr2020134010. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8456° West, 17.938° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Vega Alta. 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), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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