A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70007krv. Event ids that are associated: us70007krv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:38:31 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9771 West, latitude 17.8837 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 09:38:31 / February 7, 2020 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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