A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.852° West, latitude 17.9146° North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 22:46:26 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019362026. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006s0x, pr2019362026. The temblor was picked up at 18:46:26 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Guayama, Vega Alta.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 10 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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