A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Unique identifier: pr2020363001. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3u5, pr2020363001. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8445° West, 17.947° North, depth 14 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:38:12 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 23:38:12 / December 28, 2020 @ 11:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Arroyo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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 (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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