A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:23:38 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020036004. Event ids that are associated: us70007itr, pr2020036004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8238° West, 17.9288° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:23:38 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra. Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 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 thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand and nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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