A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 11:01:06 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 15:01:06 / January 17, 2020 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.7857° West, latitude 17.9049° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700071pa. Unique identifier: us700071pa.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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