A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 11:20:06 / January 16, 2020 @ 11:20 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700070vu. Unique identifier: us700070vu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.869° West, 17.9615° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:20:06 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 2 km SE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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