A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020100013. Event ids that are associated: pr2020100013. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 15:13:52 / April 9, 2020 @ 3:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.8385° West, latitude 17.974° North, depth = 10 km. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:52 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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