A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 21:46:59 / February 4, 2020 @ 9:46 pm. Event id: pr2020035047. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035047. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.861° West, 17.8638° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:46:59 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). 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 Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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