A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 15:11:52 / January 11, 2020 @ 3:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:11:52 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8346 West, latitude 17.8966 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0005zc6. Id of event: usa0005zc6.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra. The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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