A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:36:18 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 12:36:18 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6321 West, latitude 18.9428 North, depth = 22 km. Unique identifier: pr2020033022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033022, us60007mrb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 78 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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