A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020066011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020066011. The temblor was detected at 06:10:23 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 10:10:23 / March 6, 2020 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8146 West, latitude 17.926 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Ceiba, Guayama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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