A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9yq, pr2020219000. Unique identifier: pr2020219000. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8105° West, 17.9825° North, depth 13 km. Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 04:24:47 / August 6, 2020 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:24:47 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 1 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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