A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 19:57:14 / January 8, 2020 @ 7:57 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006c22. Unique identifier: usa0006c22. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7713 West, latitude 17.9308 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:57:14 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Candelaria Arenas, Aguas Buenas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-five, in the last 10 days one thousand and fourty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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