A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020036011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020036011, us70007iun. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 02:51:11 / February 5, 2020 @ 2:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8536° West, 17.8381° North, depth 11 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:51:11 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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