A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020147022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020147022. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 23:34:59 / May 26, 2020 @ 11:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8441 West, latitude 17.9251 North, depth = 11 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:59 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Naranjito, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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