A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 14:07:55 / July 7, 2020 @ 2:07 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020189002. Event ids that are associated: us7000ajg7, pr2020189002. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8011 West, latitude 17.9513 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:07:55 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Pájaros, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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