A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 21:24:51 / June 18, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. Event id: pr2020170025. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020170025. Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -66.7606° West, 17.9068° North. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:51 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Pájaros, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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