A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8023 West, latitude 17.9487 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 16:35:21 / January 10, 2020 @ 4:35 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:21 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006cel. Id of event: usa0006cel.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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