A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:32:00 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0005za7. Id of event: usa0005za7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:32:00 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:32 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8571 West, latitude 17.8673 North, depth = 10 km.
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 Toa Alta, Arroyo, Ceiba. Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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