A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020056005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020056005. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:06:22 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8236 West, latitude 17.8786 North, depth = 8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 04:06:22 / February 25, 2020 @ 4:06 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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