A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 18:46:24 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 21.43 km, -66.8593° West, 17.8851° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.43 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 22:46:24 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006s0x. Unique identifier: us70006s0x.
The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 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 Corozal, Comerío, Manatí.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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 SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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