A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 00:21:05 / June 1, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Event id: pr2020153000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020153000. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:21:05 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7715° West, 17.991° North, depth 14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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