A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 23:12:07 / January 20, 2020 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:12:07 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8252 West, latitude 18.007 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007k9a. Unique identifier: us70007k9a.
The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Baja, Pájaros, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and sixty, in the last 10 days seven hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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