A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 00:04:31 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:04 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:04:31 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: usa0005yuf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0005yuf. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8455° West, 17.9917° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and ninety-five, in the last 10 days nine hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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