A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:25:59 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020180042. Unique identifier: pr2020180042. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 09:25:59 / June 28, 2020 @ 9:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8285 West, latitude 17.9898 North, depth = 13 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Guayama, Toa Alta. Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km WSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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