A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:05:07 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 01:05:07 / April 8, 2020 @ 1:05 am. Event id: pr2020099002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020099002. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8313 West, latitude 17.9778 North, depth = 11 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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