A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 12:18:48 / January 14, 2020 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006ctt. Unique identifier: usa0006ctt. The temblor was picked up at 08:18:48 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9067 West, latitude 17.9685 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one thousand and seventy-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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