A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 17:03:44 / December 24, 2020 @ 5:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8066° West, 17.9378° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:03:44 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d2ls. Event ids that are associated: us6000d2ls.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Pájaros, San Antonio. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 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 thirty, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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