A minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:05:39 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:05 am. Unique identifier: pr2020046003. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007qnm, pr2020046003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.63-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:05:39 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8478° West, latitude 17.9766° North, depth = 12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 11 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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