A minor earthquake magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -66.8581° West, latitude 17.8398° North, depth = 11 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020035029. Event ids that are associated: us60007pfi, pr2020035029. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 15:12:11 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:12 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.64-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:11 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Naranjito (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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