A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8394 West, latitude 17.9159 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: usa0005z9w. Event ids that are associated: usa0005z9w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:18:40 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:18 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:40 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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