A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2020143002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020143002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 05:15:47 / May 22, 2020 @ 5:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7505 West, latitude 18.0088 North, depth = 11 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:15:47 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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