A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us60007nyf. Event ids that are associated: us60007nyf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8875° West, 17.8243° North. Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 22:36:57 / February 3, 2020 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:36:57 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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