A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 15:35:08 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 19:35:08 / January 7, 2020 @ 7:35 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8087° West, 17.9149° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006bs0. Id of event: usa0006bs0.
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), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Arroyo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one thousand and seven, in the last 10 days one thousand and ninety-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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