A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d485, pr2020365006. Unique identifier: pr2020365006. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 04:42:18 / December 30, 2020 @ 4:42 am. Exact location, longitude -66.814° West, latitude 17.9495° North, depth = 11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:42:18 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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