A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:41:17 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:41 am. Event id: pr2020033017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020033017, us60007mqp. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:17 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0556 West, latitude 18.0033 North, depth = 6 km.
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Orocovis (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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