A minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.653 West, latitude 18.8918 North, depth = 7 km. Event id: pr2020037010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020037010. The temblor was reported at 05:09:30 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 10:09:30 / February 6, 2020 @ 10:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Punta Cana, Moca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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