A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:45 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.31 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 10:44:45 / January 6, 2020 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8028° West, 17.8437° North, depth 10.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bij. Unique identifier: usa0006bij.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Arroyo. Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and eighty-nine, in the last 10 days one thousand and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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