A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Exact location, longitude -66.7025° West, latitude 17.8988° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 17:03:49 / February 2, 2020 @ 5:03 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020033061. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033061. The temblor was picked up at 17:03:49 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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