A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020035019. Unique identifier: pr2020035019. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8678 West, latitude 17.8903 North, depth = 15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 10:16:57 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:16 am UTC/GMT. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:16:57 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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