A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 23:25:48 / January 14, 2020 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:48 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020014023. Id of event: pr2020014023. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8733° West, 17.8225° North, depth 11 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 thirty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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