A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 01:28:12 / February 2, 2020 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6711 West, latitude 18.8608 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:28:12 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020033034. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033034.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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