A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us70008pbj. Event ids that are associated: us70008pbj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 16:25:21 / April 5, 2020 @ 4:25 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8276 West, latitude 17.9768 North, depth = 11.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.62 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:25:21 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Levittown, Patillas (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fifty-nine 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.
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