A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 15:29:05 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020013095. Id of event: pr2020013095. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8313° West, 17.9465° North, depth 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:29:05 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 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 seventy-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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