A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:25:58 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.8083° West, 17.9236° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 23:25:58 / August 7, 2020 @ 11:25 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020220028. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020220028.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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