A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:45:31 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8133 West, latitude 17.9691 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: pr2020161002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a86j, pr2020161002. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 00:45:31 / June 9, 2020 @ 12:45 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Baja, Pájaros, San Antonio. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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 SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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