A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 04:17:46 / March 3, 2020 @ 4:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:17:46 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020063009, us600088e3. Unique identifier: pr2020063009. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8345 West, latitude 17.923 North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Pájaros, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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