A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 23:58:24 / January 22, 2020 @ 11:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7733 West, latitude 17.8863 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020022011. Event ids that are associated: us60007dcf, pr2020022011. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:24 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Patillas, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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