A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 12:02:36 / January 7, 2020 @ 12:02 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7986° West, 18.0224° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:02:36 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: usa0006bne. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bne.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Aguas Buenas, Ingenio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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