A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:15:50 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8576 West, latitude 17.8565 North, depth = 9 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020036003. Event ids that are associated: us70007ith, pr2020036003. The temblor was picked up at 21:15:50 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Cayey, Comerío. Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days one thousand and fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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