A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 15:00:35 / August 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:00:35 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.8336° West, 18.0026° North. Event id: pr2020236003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020236003.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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