A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8378 West, latitude 17.9398 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008pa5, pr2020096024. Unique identifier: pr2020096024. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 14:50:56 / April 5, 2020 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:50:56 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fourty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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