A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: pt20007017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20007017. Exact location of earthquake, -66.821° West, 17.974° North, depth 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:18:17 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:18:17 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naguabo, Punta Santiago, Río Grande (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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