A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.37 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, depth 15.37 km, -66.8438° West, 17.9259° North. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:37 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 06:58:37 / February 26, 2020 @ 6:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us600084gd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084gd.
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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