A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:23 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020204001. Id of event: pr2020204001. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8101° West, 18.0038° North, depth 15 km. Global time and date of event 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 00:26:23 / July 22, 2020 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja. Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 1 km NE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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