A minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 07:14:05 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8416 West, latitude 17.9705 North, depth = 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 11:14:05 / February 8, 2020 @ 11:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lhn, pr2020039026. Id of event: pr2020039026.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Arroyo, Candelaria Arenas. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 2 km W of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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