A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zd6. Unique identifier: usa0005zd6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 16:19:20 / January 11, 2020 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:19:20 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8087° West, 17.9011° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Patillas, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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