A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 02:29:18 / February 24, 2020 @ 2:29 am. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:29:18 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8171° West, 17.8963° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007viw. Id of event: us70007viw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Ceiba, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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