A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007g5e. Unique identifier: us60007g5e. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 02:51:43 / January 26, 2020 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:51:43 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8016 West, latitude 17.8958 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Arroyo, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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