A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7973 West, latitude 17.9158 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:13:16 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007kd3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007kd3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 22:13:16 / January 16, 2020 @ 10:13 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra. Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and fourty-two, in the last 10 days one thousand and nineteen, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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