A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 05:54:01 / January 16, 2020 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0005° West, 17.9331° North, depth 9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020016046. Id of event: pr2020016046. The temblor was picked up at 01:54:01 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-one, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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