A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahkp, pr2020176003. Unique identifier: pr2020176003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8306° West, 17.991° North, depth 16 km. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 02:51:44 / June 24, 2020 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:51:44 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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 and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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