A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:23 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 21:46:23 / February 1, 2020 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020032043. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020032043. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.6183° West, latitude 18.9346° North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Aguada, Aguadilla.
Each 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. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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