A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 05:51:19 / March 22, 2020 @ 5:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020082008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020082008. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:51:19 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.833 West, latitude 17.9361 North, depth = 12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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