A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 08:23:14 / February 9, 2020 @ 8:23 am. Unique identifier: pr2020040016. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020040016. The temblor was picked up at 04:23:14 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.8371° West, latitude 17.8986° North, depth = 14 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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