A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:55:56 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: usa00060m4. Event ids that are associated: usa00060m4. Global time and date of event 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 16:55:56 / January 13, 2020 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8718° West, 17.9408° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Vega Baja, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days one thousand and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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