A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8444° West, 17.7848° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us60007msc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007msc. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:42:59 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 14:42:59 / February 2, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Guayama, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop).
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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