A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8737° West, latitude 17.8683° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005zcz. Unique identifier: usa0005zcz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 16:09:47 / January 11, 2020 @ 4:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:09:47 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío. Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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