A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007g47. Id of event: us60007g47. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 01:21:13 / January 26, 2020 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8167 West, latitude 17.874 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:21:13 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Vega Baja. Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 sixteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 13 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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