A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020182003. Unique identifier: pr2020182003. The temblor was detected at 19:57:03 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 19:57:03 / June 30, 2020 @ 7:57 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.8386° West, latitude 17.9311° North, depth = 14 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.
Leave a Reply