A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 23:04:41 / May 25, 2020 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.828 West, latitude 17.9461 North, depth = 13 km. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:04:41 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020146014. Event ids that are associated: pr2020146014, us70009q8p.
Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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