A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 04:55:34 / March 23, 2020 @ 4:55 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8005 West, latitude 17.9256 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:55:34 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: pr2020083005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020083005.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Arroyo, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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