A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 08:14:25 / January 14, 2020 @ 8:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8212 West, latitude 17.9133 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: usa000613a. Unique identifier: usa000613a. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:14:25 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Toa Baja, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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