Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag has occurred near Indios in Puerto Rico

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Earthquake location 17.9921S, -66.8311WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020176010. Event ids that are associated: us6000ahnn, pr2020176010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:36:48 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8311 West, latitude 17.9921 North, depth = 16 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 06:36:48 / June 24, 2020 @ 6:36 am.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km W of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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