A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 18:23:41 / January 8, 2020 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: usa0006c1f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006c1f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8535 West, latitude 17.894 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:23:41 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Vega Baja, Cayey. The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 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), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand and fourty-one, in the past 30 days one thousand and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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