A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 14:43:22 / February 7, 2020 @ 2:43 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020038016. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020038016. The temblor was reported at 10:43:22 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.668 West, latitude 17.8986 North, depth = 8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Aguada, Ingenio. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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