A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:55:24 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020218005. Id of event: pr2020218005. Global time and date of event 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 02:55:24 / August 5, 2020 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8063 West, latitude 17.98 North, depth = 12 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event 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 (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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