A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: usa0005zd9. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zd9. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8224 West, latitude 17.9255 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:30:32 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 16:30:32 / January 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm.
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), 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 seventy, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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