A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8013° West, 17.9571° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:05:59 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 10:05:59 / March 21, 2020 @ 10:05 am. Unique identifier: pr2020081012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020081012. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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