A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035005. Id of event: pr2020035005. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8103 West, latitude 17.9448 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:02:02 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 03:02:02 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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