A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 23:09:04 / May 28, 2020 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020149023. Unique identifier: pr2020149023. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8301° West, 17.962° North, depth 14 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:09:04 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria, Arroyo, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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 SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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