A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:20 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7701° West, latitude 17.8796° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20006001, us70006v7k. Id of event: us70006v7k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 10:32:20 / January 6, 2020 @ 10:32 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naguabo, Río Grande, Punta Santiago. Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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