A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8356° West, 17.9685° North, depth 9 km. Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 02:51:40 / July 9, 2020 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020191000. Id of event: pr2020191000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:51:40 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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