A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 03:00:40 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:00 am. The temblor was detected at 23:00:40 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8441 West, latitude 17.915 North, depth = 15 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020013039. Id of event: pr2020013039.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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