A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:29:54 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.786 West, latitude 17.9779 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 03:29:54 / January 11, 2020 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005yy7. Unique identifier: usa0005yy7.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria, Arroyo, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and eighty-three, in the last 10 days nine hundred and five, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ESE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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