A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us70007iu5. Event ids that are associated: us70007iu5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 02:02:41 / February 5, 2020 @ 2:02 am. Exact location, longitude -66.7745° West, latitude 18.0416° North, depth = 10 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:41 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Levittown, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, 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 seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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