A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020071017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020071017. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 13:43:34 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.829° West, 17.9658° North, depth 13 km. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:43:34 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every 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 eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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