A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 02:29:18 / February 24, 2020 @ 2:29 am. Unique identifier: pr2020055004. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007viw, pr2020055004. The temblor was picked up at 22:29:18 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.8408° West, 17.8791° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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