A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8686° West, latitude 17.895° North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 15:35:46 / February 3, 2020 @ 3:35 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:35:46 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020034026. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020034026, us60007nfr.
Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Comerío, Corozal. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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