A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 03:08:09 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8448° West, 17.9526° North, depth 16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020052014. Unique identifier: pr2020052014. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 07:08:09 / February 21, 2020 @ 7:08 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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