A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: us70007sx0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007sx0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 06:42:21 / February 19, 2020 @ 6:42 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8172° West, latitude 17.9492° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 02:42:21 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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