A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:10:31 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 23:10:31 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.7936° West, 17.8406° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020172014. Id of event: pr2020172014.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Aguadilla, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. 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: 17 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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