A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8381° West, latitude 17.9516° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: usa0006cqe. Event ids that are associated: usa0006cqe. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 18:49:34 / January 13, 2020 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:49:34 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one thousand and thirty, in the past 30 days one thousand and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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