A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 10:11:50 / January 13, 2020 @ 10:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa00060hi. Id of event: usa00060hi. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8178° West, 17.9464° North, depth 18.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.21 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:11:50 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 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).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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