A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 03:16:16 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.838 West, latitude 17.9806 North, depth = 15 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020166006. Unique identifier: pr2020166006. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 03:16:16 / June 14, 2020 @ 3:16 am.
Close 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 Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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