A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020360008. Id of event: pr2020360008. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 19:41:59 / December 25, 2020 @ 7:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.845 West, latitude 17.9496 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was reported at 19:41:59 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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