A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007pvu, pr2020045007. Unique identifier: pr2020045007. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:23:20 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:23 am. The temblor was reported at 03:23:20 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8351° West, 17.9748° North, depth 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas, Ingenio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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