A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020053008. Id of event: pr2020053008. The temblor was detected at 23:12:07 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8185 West, latitude 17.8901 North, depth = 7 km. Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 03:12:07 / February 22, 2020 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 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).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 11 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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