A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2019363016. Event ids that are associated: pr2019363016. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 06:28:49 / December 29, 2019 @ 6:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8815° West, latitude 17.9163° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 02:28:49 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Vega Baja, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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