A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006c4t. Id of event: usa0006c4t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 05:09:08 / January 9, 2020 @ 5:09 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8103° West, latitude 17.9844° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:09:08 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one thousand and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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