A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.817 West, latitude 17.9867 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000ahmk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahmk. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:22 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 04:28:22 / June 24, 2020 @ 4:28 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Arroyo, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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