A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 04:12:18 / January 20, 2020 @ 4:12 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.81 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:12:18 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.81 km, -66.9815° West, 17.885° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007b3g. Unique identifier: us60007b3g.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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