A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8371 West, latitude 17.9768 North, depth = 15 km. Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 09:55:08 / March 26, 2020 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:55:08 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020086014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020086014. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 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). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eighty 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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