A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:39:05 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 22:39:05 / March 9, 2020 @ 10:39 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.8438° West, latitude 17.9461° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020069022. Unique identifier: pr2020069022.
Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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