A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 01:32:00 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:32 am. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:32:00 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007p1t. Id of event: us60007p1t. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8974 West, latitude 17.8821 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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