A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9148° West, 17.9425° North, depth 10.61 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.61 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 22:25:58 / January 11, 2020 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60007g77. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007g77. The temblor was picked up at 18:25:58 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.