A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: us60007phj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007phj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 16:52:06 / February 4, 2020 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8372° West, 17.815° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:52:06 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Guayama, Isabela. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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