A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020010060. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20010006, us70006xy5, pr2020010060. The temblor was picked up at 18:26:25 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 22:26:25 / January 10, 2020 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.883° West, 17.935° North, depth 9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yabucoa, Juncos, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 5 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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