A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8148 West, latitude 17.9785 North, depth = 17 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 10:56:33 / March 15, 2020 @ 10:56 am. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:33 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020075010. Event ids that are associated: pr2020075010.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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