A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: pr2020152004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020152004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8341° West, 17.9423° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 08:31:22 / May 31, 2020 @ 8:31 am. The temblor was reported at 08:31:22 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Ceiba, Cidra (min 5000 pop). 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), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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