A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 13:09:35 / January 10, 2020 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006ce0. Id of event: usa0006ce0. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8238° West, 17.9781° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:09:35 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria, Dorado, Campanilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and sixty-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand and ten, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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