A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8688° West, 17.8375° North, depth 7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:20:28 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 22:20:28 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:20 pm. Event id: pr2020035048. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035048.
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days one thousand and five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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