A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8488 West, latitude 17.8506 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020013043. Event ids that are associated: pr2020013043. The temblor was detected at 00:07:15 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 04:07:15 / January 13, 2020 @ 4:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Corozal, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days five hundred and two and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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