A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -66.6201° West, 17.9051° North. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:52:50 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 04:52:50 / February 2, 2020 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033009. Unique identifier: pr2020033009. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Gurabo, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 11 km S of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
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