A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:58:06 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020216003. Event ids that are associated: pr2020216003. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 10:58:06 / August 3, 2020 @ 10:58 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.851 West, latitude 17.9678 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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