A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:11:20 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:11 am. Unique identifier: pr2020033027. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007meq, pr2020033027. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.6088° West, 18.9366° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:11:20 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Rincón (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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