A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:55 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.5536° West, latitude 18.9325° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020032045. Id of event: pr2020032045. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 22:45:55 / February 1, 2020 @ 10:45 pm.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Rincón (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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