A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:07:28 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 19:07:28 / January 11, 2020 @ 7:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020011125. Unique identifier: pr2020011125. Exact location, longitude -66.8336° West, latitude 17.9563° North, depth = 13 km.
Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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