A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 05:01:36 / February 24, 2020 @ 5:01 am. Exact location, longitude -66.7916° West, latitude 17.9666° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007vkm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007vkm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:01:36 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Caguas, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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