A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 08:27:57 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007j0b. Unique identifier: us70007j0b. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7448° West, 17.8479° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 12:27:57 / February 5, 2020 @ 12:27 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Dorado, Candelaria Arenas. The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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