A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020096036. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008pep, pr2020096036. The temblor was picked up at 14:52:44 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.839 West, latitude 17.938 North, depth = 12 km. Global time and date of event 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 18:52:44 / April 5, 2020 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter 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 (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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