A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020035037. Event ids that are associated: us60007pie, pr2020035037. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8751 West, latitude 17.8638 North, depth = 4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 17:29:27 / February 4, 2020 @ 5:29 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:29:27 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Arroyo, Ceiba. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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