A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 12:05:09 / January 7, 2020 @ 12:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:05:09 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8105 West, latitude 17.9528 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bnf. Unique identifier: usa0006bnf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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