A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020034015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020034015. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0171° West, 17.9713° North, depth 13 km. The temblor was reported at 02:24:35 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 06:24:35 / February 3, 2020 @ 6:24 am.
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salinas, Morovis, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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