A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7906° West, 18.0123° North, depth 17 km. Unique identifier: pr2020034013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020034013. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 06:07:14 / February 3, 2020 @ 6:07 am. The temblor was reported at 02:07:14 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas, Arroyo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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