A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.818 West, latitude 17.867 North, depth = 5 km. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:44 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 12:54:44 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: pt20011058. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20011058.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naguabo, Río Grande, Punta Santiago (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 101 km (62 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 14 km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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