A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.0633° West, 17.9965° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 03:18:56 / February 2, 2020 @ 3:18 am. The temblor was reported at 23:18:56 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007mil. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007mil.
Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 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), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Salinas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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