A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020042011. Unique identifier: pr2020042011. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.85° West, 17.9491° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 10:13:41 / February 11, 2020 @ 10:13 am. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:13:41 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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