A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8143° West, 17.8488° North, depth 4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 01:59:00 / December 30, 2019 @ 1:59 am. Id of earthquake: pr2019364001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019364001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:59:00 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Cidra, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Every 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 ten, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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