A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 10:03:54 / January 17, 2020 @ 10:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8423° West, 17.8775° North, depth 12 km. The temblor was reported at 06:03:54 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020017051. Event ids that are associated: us700071km, pr2020017051.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Guayama, Cayey (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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