A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us70006z6w. Event ids that are associated: us70006z6w. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7978 West, latitude 17.724 North, depth = 1.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 16:19:11 / January 13, 2020 @ 4:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.96 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:19:11 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patillas, Aguadilla, Naranjito. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and three, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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