A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8585 West, latitude 17.832 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:15:49 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007ith. Event ids that are associated: us70007ith. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:15:49 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days one thousand and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifteen 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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