A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:24:23 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 02:24:23 / February 8, 2020 @ 2:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7183° West, 17.952° North, depth 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020039004. Id of event: pr2020039004.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Bayamón, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
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 fifty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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