A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: us70006zf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006zf6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 22:40:56 / January 13, 2020 @ 10:40 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:40:56 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8138° West, latitude 17.9185° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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