A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020063026. Event ids that are associated: pr2020063026, us600088r4. Exact location, longitude -66.8155° West, latitude 17.8798° North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was reported at 12:44:48 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 16:44:48 / March 3, 2020 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Ceiba, Vega Alta. 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 fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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