A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:08:03 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 02:08:03 / June 23, 2020 @ 2:08 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020175002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020175002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8301° West, latitude 17.9616° North, depth = 12 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. The epicenter was 24 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). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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