A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: us60007mr3. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007mr3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:17:42 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0605 West, latitude 18.0031 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 12:17:42 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:17 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morovis, Manatí, Orocovis (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NNW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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