A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:23:20 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007pvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pvu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:23:20 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:23 am. Exact location, longitude -66.7915° West, latitude 17.9658° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Caguas, Levittown (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 4 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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