A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:17:03 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.81° West, 17.887° North, depth 9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 16:17:03 / March 4, 2020 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020064031. Event ids that are associated: pr2020064031. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Cidra. Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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