A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Unique identifier: pr2020010066. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020010066. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 15:47:50 / January 10, 2020 @ 3:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8276 West, latitude 17.8923 North, depth = 7 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:47:50 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Vega Baja, Naranjito (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 11 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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