A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8409° West, 17.9285° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mxg. Id of event: us60007mxg. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:47:07 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 20:47:07 / February 2, 2020 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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