A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006zm7, pr2020014011. Unique identifier: pr2020014011. Exact location, longitude -66.872° West, latitude 17.941° North, depth = 9 km. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:19 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 14:02:19 / January 14, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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