A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2020014005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020014005. The temblor was detected at 07:06:52 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 11:06:52 / January 14, 2020 @ 11:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8355° West, 17.9918° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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