A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8136 West, latitude 17.9921 North, depth = 13 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 19:51:38 / March 21, 2020 @ 7:51 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020081019. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020081019. The 3.66-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:51:38 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Patillas (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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