A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.6671 West, latitude 18.8273 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 12:40:07 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:40 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020033044. Event ids that are associated: pr2020033044. The temblor was reported at 07:40:07 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Moca, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
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