A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 3.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:37:19 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020046014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020046014. Exact location, longitude -66.834° West, latitude 17.9121° North, depth = 15 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 10:37:19 / February 15, 2020 @ 10:37 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Cidra, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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