A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:36:25 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.821 West, latitude 17.9553 North, depth = 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 04:36:25 / February 19, 2020 @ 4:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020050005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020050005, us70007svr.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days five hundred and one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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