A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 03:41:38 / February 1, 2020 @ 3:41 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ly4. Id of event: us60007ly4. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8668° West, 17.8983° North, depth 18.58 km. The temblor was detected at 23:41:38 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.58 km (12 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Guayama, Naranjito. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days nine hundred and four and in the last 365 days one thousand and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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