A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:07:45 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8315° West, 17.9273° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: usa0005z9q. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0005z9q. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:07:45 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Ingenio, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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