A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020035026. Unique identifier: pr2020035026. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.7388° West, 17.9061° North. The temblor was detected at 09:15:10 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 13:15:10 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Dorado, Candelaria. Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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