A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:04:58 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2286 West, latitude 19.1518 North, depth = 38 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020011115. Event ids that are associated: pr2020011115. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 17:04:58 / January 11, 2020 @ 5:04 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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