A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 06:48:14 / June 3, 2020 @ 6:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020155004. Event ids that are associated: pr2020155004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8265° West, 17.973° North, depth 13 km. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:48:14 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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