A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 01:08:57 / August 13, 2020 @ 1:08 am. The temblor was reported at 01:08:57 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.31 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8296 West, latitude 17.9371 North, depth = 16.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bdrw. Id of event: us6000bdrw.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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