A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:03:03 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 04:03:03 / February 3, 2020 @ 4:03 am. Unique identifier: pr2020034005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020034005. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0596 West, latitude 17.9898 North, depth = 7 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Morovis, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 2 km NW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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