A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 17:22:22 / February 5, 2020 @ 5:22 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8483 West, latitude 17.9646 North, depth = 14 km. Unique identifier: pr2020036037. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007j5i, pr2020036037. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:22:22 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Arroyo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days one thousand and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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