A minor earthquake magnitude 2.7 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 07:04:20 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-17 11:04:20 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8825 West, latitude 17.9206 North, depth 15 km.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta.
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