A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8041 West, latitude 17.9261 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 13:20:42 / May 10, 2020 @ 1:20 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020131003, us70009dpp. Id of event: pr2020131003. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:42 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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