A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005ynt. Unique identifier: usa0005ynt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 21:13:16 / January 10, 2020 @ 9:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:13:16 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.83° West, 17.9237° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and ninety-seven, in the last 10 days nine hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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