A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2020164012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020164012. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 14:51:43 / June 12, 2020 @ 2:51 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8001° West, 17.9305° North. The temblor was reported at 14:51:43 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Guayama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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