Minor earthquake 3.32 mag, 1 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico


Earthquake location 17.9685S, -66.9188WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:45:56 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020211004. Event ids that are associated: us6000b617, pr2020211004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9188° West, 17.9685° North, depth 11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 10:45:56 / July 29, 2020 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).

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 Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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