A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020148000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020148000. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8216° West, 17.9306° North, depth 9 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:41:12 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 02:41:12 / May 27, 2020 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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