A minor earthquake magnitude 3.96 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 19:53:16 / February 4, 2020 @ 7:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007ihl, pr2020035045. Unique identifier: pr2020035045. The temblor was picked up at 15:53:16 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8695° West, latitude 17.8706° North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days one thousand and three and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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