A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7728 West, latitude 17.9065 North, depth = 7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020034021. Id of event: pr2020034021. The temblor was detected at 05:00:15 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 09:00:15 / February 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Pájaros, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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