A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8057° West, 17.9683° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 10:38:10 / January 11, 2020 @ 10:38 am. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005z79. Unique identifier: usa0005z79. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:38:10 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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