A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 06:18:23 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7963 West, latitude 18.0425 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60007izl. Event ids that are associated: us60007izl. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 10:18:23 / January 29, 2020 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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