A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -66.8818° West, latitude 17.9173° North, depth = 15 km. The temblor was reported at 22:05:38 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 02:05:38 / February 5, 2020 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020036006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007iu6, pr2020036006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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