A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8088° West, 17.8694° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:54:45 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006ydb. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20011058, us70006ydb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 12:54:45 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:54 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naguabo, Río Grande, Punta Santiago. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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