A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 02:13:12 / March 4, 2020 @ 2:13 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:12 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.793 West, latitude 17.8853 North, depth = 6 km. Unique identifier: pr2020064005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020064005, us6000894j.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Pájaros, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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