A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035041. Id of event: pr2020035041. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:56 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.8576° West, latitude 17.8263° North, depth = 7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 18:15:56 / February 4, 2020 @ 6:15 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred 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.
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