A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 03:52:53 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8226° West, 18.0121° North. Unique identifier: pr2020045008. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pw3, pr2020045008. Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:52:53 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:52 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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