A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.9313° West, 17.9293° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 13:03:49 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:03:49 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020035025. Event ids that are associated: pr2020035025.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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