A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:35 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 19:39:35 / February 1, 2020 @ 7:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020032039. Id of event: pr2020032039. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.582° West, latitude 18.8533° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Moca, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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