A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zbe. Unique identifier: usa0005zbe. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8482° West, 17.8933° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 14:37:58 / January 11, 2020 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:37:58 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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