A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 08:58:03 / February 6, 2020 @ 8:58 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8711° West, latitude 17.821° North, depth = 8 km. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:03 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020037006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020037006. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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