A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 12:58:21 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.822 West, latitude 17.9685 North, depth = 13 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 12:58:21 / June 1, 2020 @ 12:58 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020153019. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3nf, pr2020153019.
Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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