A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:46:49 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahkk, pr2020176005. Unique identifier: pr2020176005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 02:46:49 / June 24, 2020 @ 2:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8321 West, latitude 17.9891 North, depth = 16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Baja, Pájaros, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 1 km WSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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