A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 03:52:52 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8237° West, 17.9313° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007pw3. Unique identifier: us70007pw3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:52:52 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:52 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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