A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7948 West, latitude 17.8242 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ye2. Id of event: us70006ye2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:56:22 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 12:56:22 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:56 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Piedras, Juncos, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 102 km (63 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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