A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location, longitude -66.8483° West, latitude 17.9413° North, depth = 16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 23:57:28 / February 3, 2020 @ 11:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020034041. Id of event: pr2020034041. The temblor was reported at 19:57:28 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Vega Alta. Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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