A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 11:56:28 / January 14, 2020 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:56:28 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.7948° West, 17.9811° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020014009. Id of event: pr2020014009. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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