A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 03:56:33 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.753 West, latitude 17.945 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:56:33 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035009. Id of event: pr2020035009.
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Patillas, Candelaria Arenas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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