A minor earthquake magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8486 West, latitude 17.9206 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:02:13 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020034007. Event ids that are associated: us60007n4x, pr2020034007. Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 05:02:13 / February 3, 2020 @ 5:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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