A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020036001. Unique identifier: pr2020036001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 00:27:45 / February 5, 2020 @ 12:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8711 West, latitude 17.8496 North, depth = 7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:27:45 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 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), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days one thousand and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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