A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 12:17:09 / January 20, 2020 @ 12:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:17:09 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.99 km, -67.0041° West, 17.9727° North. Unique identifier: us70007k93. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007k93. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.99 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salinas, Morovis, Manatí. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and ninety-seven, in the last 10 days nine hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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