A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 14:52:19 / February 2, 2020 @ 2:52 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:52:19 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007mse. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mse. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8341° West, 17.8318° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Guayama, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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