A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 02:01:59 / March 19, 2020 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8345° West, latitude 17.9385° North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:01:59 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020079002. Unique identifier: pr2020079002.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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