A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8226 West, latitude 17.9661 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 19:17:28 / July 21, 2020 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020203001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020203001. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:17:28 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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