A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 10:25:44 / February 8, 2020 @ 10:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -66.8483° West, 17.7496° North. Unique identifier: pr2020039023. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020039023, us70007lha. The temblor was reported at 06:25:44 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Moca. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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