A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 22:40:56 / January 13, 2020 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:40:56 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8223° West, 17.9486° North, depth 8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020013022. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006zf6, pr2020013022.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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