A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 06:11:06 / February 6, 2020 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.8906° West, 17.8895° North. Unique identifier: pr2020037005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020037005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:11:06 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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