A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:09:59 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020037018. Unique identifier: pr2020037018. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8435° West, 17.8811° North, depth 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 13:09:59 / February 6, 2020 @ 1:09 pm.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Cidra, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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