A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Event id: pr2020269000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020269000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8241 West, latitude 17.9383 North, depth = 8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 00:00:50 / September 25, 2020 @ 12:00 am. The temblor was reported at 00:00:50 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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