A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:14:12 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006c5a. Id of event: usa0006c5a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8056 West, latitude 17.8739 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 06:14:12 / January 9, 2020 @ 6:14 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Naranjito, Guayama. Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and seventy-five, in the last 10 days one thousand and seventy-four, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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