A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9735° West, 17.9245° North, depth 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:59:42 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 10:59:42 / January 29, 2020 @ 10:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020029004. Id of event: pr2020029004.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco. Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 8 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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