A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8131° West, 17.9342° North. The temblor was reported at 11:45:43 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 11:45:43 / July 16, 2020 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apkk. Id of event: us7000apkk.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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