A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: usa0005z9x. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0005z9x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8377 West, latitude 17.9904 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:19:53 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:19 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:19:53 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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