A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8373° West, latitude 17.9775° North, depth = 10 km. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:44:33 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020085015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020085015, us70008fpw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 09:44:33 / March 25, 2020 @ 9:44 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado. The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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