A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8198° West, 18.0138° North, depth 14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 13:44:00 / July 1, 2020 @ 1:44 pm. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:44:00 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020183004. Event ids that are associated: pr2020183004.
The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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