A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event id: us6000d3u5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3u5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.806 West, latitude 17.8782 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 23:38:11 / December 28, 2020 @ 11:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:38:11 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Pájaros, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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