A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 05:51:50 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.814 West, latitude 17.9616 North, depth = 15 km. Global time and date of event 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 09:51:50 / April 1, 2020 @ 9:51 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020092015, us70008k91. Id of event: pr2020092015.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Arroyo, Campanilla. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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