A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020013110. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020013110. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:40:12 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 23:40:12 / January 13, 2020 @ 11:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8355 West, latitude 17.9306 North, depth = 12 km.
Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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