A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2020036002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020036002. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8711° West, 17.8538° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:02:15 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:02:15 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days one thousand and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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