A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8327° West, 17.9853° North, depth 15.32 km. The temblor was reported at 16:03:27 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 16:03:27 / December 24, 2020 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000d0gl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0gl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.32 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Arroyo. Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 1 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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