A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 14:26:26 / January 11, 2020 @ 2:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8083° West, 17.94° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: usa0005zb4. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zb4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:26:26 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Arroyo, Pájaros, San Antonio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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