A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 14:47:27 / January 26, 2020 @ 2:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8311° West, 17.9443° North, depth 12 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:47:27 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020026005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020026005, us60007gin.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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