A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 01:45:11 / March 20, 2020 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:11 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8155° West, 17.896° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Event id: pr2020080002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020080002.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Arroyo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 10 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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