A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zd8. Unique identifier: usa0005zd8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8213° West, 17.9325° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 16:23:41 / January 11, 2020 @ 4:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:41 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and seventy-five, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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