A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020019059. Id of event: pr2020019059. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 20:40:51 / January 19, 2020 @ 8:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:40:51 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.8388° West, 17.9471° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and ten, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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