A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 03:01:10 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:01:10 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8396 West, latitude 17.9182 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us60007b30. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007b30.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Guayama, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 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), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy-nine, in the last 10 days five hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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