A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 10:17:25 / June 24, 2020 @ 10:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:17:25 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8268° West, 17.997° North, depth 15 km. Event id: pr2020176017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ahr4, pr2020176017.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Guayama, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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