A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8843 West, latitude 17.7733 North, depth = 2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 03:50:36 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:50 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020035008. Event ids that are associated: pr2020035008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:50:36 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Hatillo, Morovis (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
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 seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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