A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 07:04:47 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bn0. Unique identifier: usa0006bn0. Exact location, longitude -66.9153° West, latitude 17.9466° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:04:47 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal. The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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