A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8186° West, 17.9911° North, depth 15 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020145000. Unique identifier: pr2020145000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 00:12:08 / May 24, 2020 @ 12:12 am. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:12:08 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, Guayama.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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