A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006bmu. Id of event: usa0006bmu. The temblor was detected at 06:46:00 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8969° West, 17.9406° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 10:46:00 / January 7, 2020 @ 10:46 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days nine hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel it?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.