A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020174012. Event ids that are associated: pr2020174012. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 16:02:37 / June 22, 2020 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8763 West, latitude 17.961 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:37 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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