A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 01:55:47 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:55 am. The temblor was detected at 21:55:47 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020035003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020035003. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8695° West, 17.9013° North, depth 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Comerío, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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