A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: usa0006cr4. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006cr4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 00:28:32 / January 14, 2020 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7886° West, 17.8714° North. The temblor was detected at 20:28:32 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter).
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 Arroyo, Vega Alta, Vega Baja. Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days eight hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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