A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pt20007001, at00q3qa0q. Unique identifier: at00q3qa0q. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:24:26 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Indios in Puerto Rico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.8° West, 17.9° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 08:24:26 / January 7, 2020 @ 8:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fajardo, Ceiba, Luquillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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