A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us60007ctm. Event ids that are associated: us60007ctm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 12:27:06 / January 8, 2020 @ 12:27 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:27:06 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8784° West, latitude 17.9522° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days one thousand and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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