A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:41:50 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 08:41:50 / June 24, 2020 @ 8:41 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ahq6, pr2020176015. Id of event: pr2020176015. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8398° West, latitude 17.9808° North, depth = 15 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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