A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 19:29:46 / February 6, 2020 @ 7:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 3 km, -66.8575° West, 17.831° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Event id: pr2020037028. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020037028. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:29:46 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and two and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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