A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 13:08:05 / March 31, 2020 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:05 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.819° West, 17.9578° North. Event id: pr2020091015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008j6u, pr2020091015.
Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 1 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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