A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Event id: pr2020015017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700070ia, pr2020015017. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:41:10 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8623 West, latitude 17.9036 North, depth = 12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 21:41:10 / January 15, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 seventy, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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