A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033029, us60007mg0. Unique identifier: pr2020033029. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:55:23 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:55:23 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.834° West, 17.9211° North, depth 12 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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