A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 02:10:18 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020017041. Id of event: pr2020017041. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7961° West, 18.0246° North, depth 16 km. Global time and date of event 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 06:10:18 / January 17, 2020 @ 6:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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