A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8385° West, 17.9612° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 18:45:10 / January 12, 2020 @ 6:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:45:10 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: usa000603q. Ids that are associated to the event: usa000603q.
Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby 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 Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and seventy-four, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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