A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.845° West, 17.9703° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 05:19:41 / June 19, 2020 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:19:41 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Event id: pr2020171008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020171008.
Nearby 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 Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama. Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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