A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 08:32:46 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:32:46 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020175014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020175014. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8233 West, latitude 17.9653 North, depth = 13 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, 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 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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