A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8295° West, latitude 17.9811° North, depth = 16 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 04:28:22 / June 24, 2020 @ 4:28 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:28:22 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahmk, pr2020176007. Unique identifier: pr2020176007.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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