A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.55-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:36 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.796° West, 18.0146° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vkm, pr2020055009. Id of event: pr2020055009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 05:01:36 / February 24, 2020 @ 5:01 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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