A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 16:11:50 / January 11, 2020 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: usa0005zd0. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zd0. The temblor was picked up at 12:11:50 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8387° West, latitude 17.8742° North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Cidra.
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 sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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