A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:22:54 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 02:22:54 / July 20, 2020 @ 2:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000areq, pr2020202000. Unique identifier: pr2020202000. Exact location, longitude -66.8093° West, latitude 17.9511° North, depth = 12 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja. Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 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). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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