A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020055016. Id of event: pr2020055016. Exact location, longitude -66.8355° West, latitude 17.9491° North, depth = 15 km. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:32 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 08:38:32 / February 24, 2020 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 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). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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