A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Unique identifier: pr2020198010. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000apht, pr2020198010. The temblor was reported at 08:41:01 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8085° West, 17.9765° North, depth 13 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 08:41:01 / July 16, 2020 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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