A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020011093. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020011093. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:01:50 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8886° West, 17.9398° North. Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 21:01:50 / January 11, 2020 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Naranjito, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 4 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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