A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 00:02:44 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 04:02:44 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:02 am. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.841° West, 17.9695° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020139001, us70009jd5. Unique identifier: pr2020139001.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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 (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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