A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 20:40:15 / March 9, 2020 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60008csy. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008csy. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8061° West, 17.9066° North. The temblor was reported at 16:40:15 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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