A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: usa0005z64. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0005z64. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9122° West, 17.9306° North. Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 09:32:20 / January 11, 2020 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:32:20 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close 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 Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days one thousand and sixty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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