A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck 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 03:05:38 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:05:38 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8255° West, latitude 17.8946° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70007qnm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007qnm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Patillas, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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