A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 05:45:31 / March 7, 2020 @ 5:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020067011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020067011. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7828° West, 17.9255° North, depth 9 km. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:31 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Arroyo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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