A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2020010037. Event ids that are associated: pr2020010037. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:30 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9456 West, latitude 17.9613 North, depth = 8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 17:44:30 / January 10, 2020 @ 5:44 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Ceiba, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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