A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 13:31:55 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020036032. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007j0z, pr2020036032. The temblor was detected at 09:31:55 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.1726° West, 19.1261° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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