A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020093030. Id of event: pr2020093030. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8396 West, latitude 17.9665 North, depth = 12 km. Global time and date of event 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 19:14:14 / April 2, 2020 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:14:14 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 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), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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