A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 20:47:54 / January 11, 2020 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60007kyv. Event ids that are associated: us60007kyv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:54 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8494° West, 17.9173° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Vega Baja, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days eight hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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