A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 12:24:14 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020079024. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020079024. Global time and date of event 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 16:24:14 / March 19, 2020 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8276° West, 17.9231° North, depth 11 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Ceiba, Guayama. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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