A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 04:07:34 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020146005. Unique identifier: pr2020146005. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8 West, latitude 17.9346 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 08:07:34 / May 25, 2020 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campanilla, Toa Baja, Arroyo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-two 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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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: 6 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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