A minor earthquake magnitude 3.91 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8661° West, 17.9371° North, depth 6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19362001, us70006s09, pr2019362024. Unique identifier: pr2019362024. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 22:35:37 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:35 pm. The 3.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:35:37 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 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 four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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