A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020018010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007a5b, pr2020018010. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 18:13:08 / January 18, 2020 @ 6:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7856° West, 18.0251° North, depth 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:13:08 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Levittown, Bayamón. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km ESE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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