A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006cby. Unique identifier: usa0006cby. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:15:45 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 06:15:45 / January 10, 2020 @ 6:15 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9267° West, 17.9252° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Cayey, Vega Alta. Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and eighty-nine, in the last 10 days eight hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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