A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.887 West, latitude 17.8326 North, depth = 8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 23:04:21 / February 4, 2020 @ 11:04 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:04:21 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035050. Id of event: pr2020035050.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 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 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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