A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020149024. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020149024. Global time and date of event 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 23:16:31 / May 28, 2020 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:16:31 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8138° West, 17.9965° North.
Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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