A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.8723° West, 17.8265° North. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:06:52 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020035034. Event ids that are associated: pr2020035034. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 16:06:52 / February 4, 2020 @ 4:06 pm.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 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), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Morovis, Arecibo (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 sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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