A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020280011. Event ids that are associated: pr2020280011. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 18:50:41 / October 6, 2020 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8375° West, 17.9635° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:50:41 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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