A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020020001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007b3g, pr2020020001. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 04:12:19 / January 20, 2020 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:12:19 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9796° West, latitude 17.9056° North, depth = 4 km.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 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 Aibonito, Barranquitas, Manatí. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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