A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020033062. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033062. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 13:45:06 / February 2, 2020 @ 1:45 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:45:06 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.9988° West, 17.935° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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