A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020036007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007itt, pr2020036007. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5926 West, latitude 18.865 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:37:07 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:37:07 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Isabela, Aguada. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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