A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20007017, usa0006bn5. Unique identifier: usa0006bn5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8113° West, 17.9222° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:18:17 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:18 am. The temblor was reported at 07:18:17 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days nine hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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