A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020025008. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20025053, us60007fx0, pr2020025008. The temblor was reported at 16:20:38 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 20:20:38 / January 25, 2020 @ 8:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8188° West, 18.0105° North, depth 13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Barbara, Las Piedras, Carolina (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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