A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020033037. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033037. Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 08:00:09 / February 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:00:09 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8115 West, latitude 17.95 North, depth = 13 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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